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Facebook to Deliver Over $200B in Economic Benefits

Facebook Connectivity Investments to Deliver Over $200 Billion in Economic Benefits By Robert Pepper, Facebook July 6, 2020 The importance of reliable, affordable internet connectivity has become more apparent to many people adapting to new ways of life during the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, 3.5 billion people around the world remain unconnected to the internet. Closing [...]

Seaborn Charts Course After Emergence from Chapter 11

Seaborn Charts Course After Successful Emergence from Chapter 11 Seaborn Networks Press Release July 8, 2020 Boston, MA – Following its successful emergence from Chapter 11, leading subsea cable systems operator Seaborn, today announced the appointments of board members Pete Hayes and Don Shassian, as Interim CEO and Interim CFO, respectively. "We are excited about [...]

2020-07-09T11:20:15-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Montserrat’s Subsea Cable Connectivity Completed

Montserrat's Subsea Fibre-Optic Cable Connectivity Completed By MENAFN July 6, 2020 BRADES, Montserrat – Installation of the new submarine fibre optic cable system from Montserrat, to the Branching Unit between Guadeloupe and Antigua, has been successfully completed. Marine installation operations commenced following the arrival of the cable-laying ship, 'IT Intrepid'. 'The CS IT Intrepid successfully [...]

2020-07-06T12:58:32-04:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Interxion Announces the Opening of MRS3 Data Center

Interxion Announces the Opening of MRS3, Its Newest Data Centre in Marseille Digital Realty Press Release July 1, 2020 Interxion continues to expand Marseille campus to meet strong demand from local, national and international customers PARIS /PRNewswire/ -- Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data centre solutions and a Digital Realty [...]

2020-07-01T10:47:53-04:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , |

MainOne Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

MainOne Celebrates 10 Years of Enabling West Africa’s Digital Revolution MainOne Press Release June 29, 2020 Since inception, MainOne has invested in over $400m in infrastructure in West Africa as part of its efforts to bridge the digital divide and enable the digital economy LAGOS, Nigeria -- MainOne (www.MainOne.net), West Africa’s leading provider of Wholesale [...]

2020-06-29T10:01:59-04:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Samoa Eyes International Telecommunications Business

Samoa Eyes International Telecommunications Business By Radio New Zealand June 26, 2020 Samoa is aiming to become a regional telecommunications hub, the communications minister says. Afamasaga Rico Tupa'i told parliament the aim is within reach now that the Manatua Cable is complete. Samoa paid $US1.47 million dollars to be part of the Manatua system which [...]

2020-06-26T09:50:06-04:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , |

Vodafone, TPG Merger Gets Shareholder Approval

TPG-Vodafone Merger Gets Shareholder Approval By James Fernyhough, Financial Review June 24, 2020 TPG Telecom shareholders have unanimously voted in favour of the $15 billion merger with Vodafone Hutchison Australia, opening the way for the landmark deal to be complete by the end of the month. The two companies will become one ASX-listed telecom giant [...]

2020-06-24T13:10:57-04:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Chorus Deploys New Submarine Cable to Waiheke Island

Chorus Deploys New Submarine Fibre Optic Cable to Waiheke Island By Shannon Williams, IT Brief June 19, 2020 Work has commenced to lay a second submarine fibre optic cable to Waiheke Island, Chorus has announced. Once complete the new cable will cross from Maraetai Beach to Woodside Bay on the island. With 144 individual fibre [...]

2020-06-19T10:27:56-04:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

HGC Launches a New PoP in Bangkok

HGC Launches a New Point-of-Presence (PoP) in Bangkok to Further Extend ASEAN Network Penetration HGC Press Release June 15, 2020 Hong Kong – HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), a fully-fledged fixed-line operator and ICT service provider with extensive local and international network coverage, services and infrastructure, today announced that it has launched its third point-of-presence (PoP) [...]

2020-06-15T12:27:40-04:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , |

Nordic Capacity Outlook

Nordic Capacity Outlook By Dag Aanensen May 18, 2020 The Covid-19 has radically changed the data traffic profile in the Nordics. During mid-March most Nordic countries required private, businesses and governments employees to work remotely from home. Schools shutdown and students were sent home to follow remote learning programs. This created an overnight need for [...]

2020-05-19T05:59:14-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , |